There are 7 ways to get from Pokhara to Shimla by car, plane, taxi, bus or train

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Drive to Gorakhpur, fly, taxi  •  23 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Pokhara to Gorakhpur
  2. Fly from Gorakhpur (GOP) to Chandigarh (IXC) GOP - IXC
  3. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$118 - $405

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Bus  •  40 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Pokhara to New Delhi
  2. Take the bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi 73

$32 - $39

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Fly from Pokhara, taxi  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Pokhara (PKR) to Chandigarh (IXC) PKR - IXC
  2. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$118 - $358

Bus to Kathmandu, fly, taxi  •  12 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu
  2. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Chandigarh (IXC) KTM - IXC
  3. Take a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla

$150 - $360

Drive, train, taxi  •  28 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Pokhara to Butwal
  2. Take the train from Nautanwa (NTV) to Gorakhpur (GKP)
  3. Take the train from Gorakhpur (GKP) to Chandigarh (CDG)
  4. Take a taxi from Chandigarh (CDG) to Shimla

$54 - $87

Drive, train, bus  •  29 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Pokhara to Butwal
  2. Take the train from Nautanwa (NTV) to Gorakhpur (GKP)
  3. Take the train from Gorakhpur (GKP) to Chandigarh (CDG)
  4. Take the bus from Chandigarh to Shimla 954

$36 - $67

Drive  •  18 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Pokhara to Shimla 753.4 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Pokhara to Shimla is to bus which costs $30 - $40 and takes 40 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pokhara to Shimla is to fly and taxi which costs $110 - $360 and takes 7 h 31 min.

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The distance between Pokhara and Shimla is 729 km. The road distance is 1205.5 km.

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It takes approximately 23 h 10 min to get from Pokhara to Shimla, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Gorakhpur Airport to Chandigarh Airport. The quickest flight takes 17 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Shimla is 15 min behind Pokhara. It is currently 6:34 PM in Pokhara and 6:19 PM in Shimla.

Yes, the driving distance between Pokhara to Shimla is 1205 km. It takes approximately 18 h 32 min to drive from Pokhara to Shimla.

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Jet Airways, Spicejet, Helitrans and Air India Limited offer flights from Gorakhpur Airport to Chandigarh Airport.

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There are 685+ hotels available in Shimla. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pokhara to Pokhara Airport is to drive which takes 9 min and costs $1 - $2.

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Map of how to get from Pokhara to Shimla.
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  • Distance: 455.4 miles
  • Duration: 23 h 10 min

What companies run services between Pokhara, Nepal and Shimla, India?

You can take a bus from Pokhara to Shimla via Pokhara, New Delhi, Kashmiri Gate, and Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate in around 40 h 54 min.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Gorakhpur to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $550
Flights from Pokhara to Chandigarh via Kathmandu, Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
Flights from Kathmandu to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Gorakhpur to Chandigarh via Delhi, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Gorakhpur to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $550
Flights from Gorakhpur to Chandigarh via Delhi, Leh
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,100
Flights from Gorakhpur to Chandigarh via Delhi, Pune
Ave. Duration
24 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Kathmandu to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Gorakhpur to Chandigarh via Delhi
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Gorakhpur to Chandigarh via Delhi, Srinagar
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Train operators
Bus operators
Hamrobus
Website
hamrobus.com
Bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
hamrobus.com
HRTC
Website
hrtchp.com
Bus from Chandigarh to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
Bus from Delhi ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Shimla ISBT Tutikandi
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
online.hrtchp.com
bus
Bus from Pokhara to New Delhi
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Other operators
Taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 172 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com
Mega Cabs
Phone
+91 90 90 90 90 90
Website
megacabs.com

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